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JOB TITLE:       Habilitation Technician 


EMPLOYEE STATUS:    Hourly, Non-exempt

PURPOSE:   Responsible for training clients in areas that will meet their individual goals.

AREA OF PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITY: The primary responsibility is within the scope of the Waiver Services of COI, Inc.


Schedule: 40 hours per week. M-F 8:00am-4:00pm


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  • Instruct clients on a one-on-one basis or in groups to support clients in daily activities and ensure that such activities are performed to meet individual goals.
  • Provide feedback on progress verbally and through daily documentation (according to Waiver guidelines).
  • Ensure that individuals are engaged and supervised at all times.
  • Maintain client’s confidentiality and uphold the rights of the individuals at all times
  • Handle training needs, behavior management, and communication according to goal plans.
  • Schedule and encourage participation in community activities
  • Assist individuals (male and/or female) with personal hygiene needs as needed.
  • Demonstrate a respectful and professional and cooperative relationship with clients and their families/caregivers
  • Prepare the area by setting up work areas, obtaining materials, etc.
  • Be familiar and knowledgeable with all specifications of products in the departments in which the client/clients work.
  • Assist in providing a safe, positive, stimulating learning and social environment
  • Attend any meetings that pertain to the progress of assigned client/clients.
  • Must be aware of applicable COI safety rules and regulations and comply with these rules and regulations.
  • Ability to recognize emergency situations and implement appropriate procedures
  • Show initiative, flexibility, and optimism in an ever changing and challenging environment
  • Promptly advise immediate supervisor of any problems that may arise in carrying out the above responsibilities.
  • Drive COI vehicles for work purposes.



  • Minimum of one year of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities. (Preferred, but not required)
  • Must possess skills in written and oral communication.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals with I/DD.
  • Be willing to participate in appropriate in-service training.
  • Must possess a valid NC driver's license and be approved by COI's insurance carrier.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, National background check, Social Security number verification with address verification, driver license checks and NC Health Care Registry check.
  • Must be or become certified in First Aid/CPR/NCI.
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to lift 75 pounds.
  • EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED (Accredited Schools)


This description outlines major duties and responsibilities assigned to this job.  The employee may be called upon to perform other duties not covered by this description.

Application only accepted at


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I certify that the answers entered by me on this employment application are true and complete. I understand that any misleading or incorrect statements may render this application void. I agree the company is not liable in any respect if any employment is terminated because of false statements, answers, or omissions made by me in the application.

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Verification of completion of at least high school education or GED (copy of diploma, signed statement from school official, high school transcripts, etc.) must also be presented upon employment.

I understand that if employed, I have been hired at the will of my employer and that my employment may be terminated at any time, with or without cause and with or without notice.

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Caldwell Opportunities, Inc.
1617 College Avenue SW
Lenoir, NC 28645 | 828-757-5680